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Assistant Planning Officer

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Summary
Salary: £22,764 – £24,750
Location: Shepton Mallet
Job Type: Planning
Category: Mendip District Council
Date Posted: 30/04/2019
Reference: 1000000742

Description

Assistant Planning Officer

£22,764 – £24,750 per annum 

Do you have an interest in the built environment?  Do you want to help shape your surroundings? Would you like to work in a fast paced role with decision making responsibilities? 

We are looking for an Assistant Planning Officer to support the Council’s delivery of the development management service.  Working as part of a multi-disciplinary Development Management Team this is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in a career in Town Planning.  You will manage a workload of applications including householder planning applications, Lawful Development Certificates, Prior Notifications and other small scale applications.  You will also respond to correspondence and enquiries from members of the public, planning agents, Ward Members, Town and Parish Councils.

Mendip district is a great place to work with almost 3,000 listed buildings and 28 designated conservation areas.  The Mendip Hills AONB contains more scheduled monuments than any other AONB in England and Priddy is 6th in the list of England’s parishes with the greatest number of scheduled ancient monuments. 

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong team working ethic and a desire to learn. 

Applicants must have a minimum of 5 GSCE’s at Grade A-C, NVQ Level 2 or equivalent or relevant experience of working in a related office environment. 

In return we will provide a supportive working environment with the potential for further training to degree level in Town Planning or a related discipline. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Rachel Tadman on (01749) 341510.

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Benefits
Salary: £22,764 – £24,750

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